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Creating Livable Communities

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Graphic flow chart illustrating FHWA's Transportation Decisionmaking Process. Includes each step in the planning process and the key factors being considered (e.g. air quality, fiscal constraint, public involvement, socioeconomic data, economic development, transportation choice, housing affordability, environmental issues, non-discrimination and safety). The diagram also illustrates how these key factors influence the process through continuous feedback loops established as part of the public involvement, interagency coordination and stakeholder engagement efforts.

See below for details.

Key Factors:

Feedback and Refinement:

  1. Regional Vision & Goals
  2. Alternative Improvement Strategies
  3. Evaluation & Prioritization of Strategies
  4. Development of Transportation Plan
  5. Development of Transportation Improvement Program
  6. Project Development
  7. Implementation & System Operations
  8. Monitoring System Performance

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Updated: 1/3/2014
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